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NASA Finds What It Thinks Is Liquid Water On Mars

In a Mars-related press conference this morning NASA has announced that “under certain circumstances” liquid water has been found on Mars.<p>“Mars is not the dry arid planet that we thought of in the past,” it said in a press conference streamed online today.<p>Previously it was known that H20 existed on …

Mars: NASA Reveals Red Planet Contains Both Frozen, Liquid Water

NASA revealed today liquid water has been found on the surface of Mars -- upending the perception of Mars as a completely arid, desert-like …

Mars Mission

NASA Finds "Strong" Evidence For Water On Mars

Sorry everyone, that big announcement is not aliens.<p>They've discovered that lines on the surface of the planet known as "recurring slope lineae" are formed when salt water trickles down slopes. Scientists <i>thought</i> that they might form this way, but now they have evidence to support this idea.<p>Their …

TIFF 2015: Matt Damon & Jessica Chastain, The Martian stars, on new movie

Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain have starred in two of the biggest science-fiction films of the last year, Christopher Nolan’s <i>Interstellar</i> and Ridley …

Brazil

Carly Fiorina digs at Donald Trump: 'Look at this face'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Carly Fiorina has a message for Donald Trump: Yes, "look at this face."<p>The former Hewlett-Packard CEO kicked off her speech Friday night to the National Federation of Republican Women in Phoenix by offering a clear rebuttal of Trump's recently quoted comments on her in which he …

Government

Mars Panorama from Curiosity Shows Petrified Sand Dunes

Some of the dark sandstone in an area being explored by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows texture and inclined bedding structures characteristic of …

Let Stephen King Pick Your Next Read

It is said that to be a writer you must do two things: write and read. The first one seems pretty obvious and the second one is as important as the …

Steven Vincent, Louisiana State Trooper, Dies After Being Shot in the Head

A Louisiana state trooper who was shot in the head with a sawed-off shotgun during a weekend traffic stop died on Monday morning, police said, as authorities praised the good Samaritans who rushed to his side.<p>Authorities plan to charge Kevin Daigle, the accused shooter, with first-degree murder in …

Crime

Canadian police appeal to Ashley Madison hackers to help in possibly-related 'suicide' investigations

Toronto police on Monday reportedly received news of two suicides related to the hacking of cheating website Ashley Madison.<p>Police revealed the news at a press conference in Toronto, the BBC reports, but did not give additional information on the deaths.<p>Last month, the website suffered what local …

Ashley Madison

Galaxy Graveyard May Be Overflowing with Dark Matter

A vast cluster of dead galaxies roughly 300 million light-years from Earth may hold as much as 100 times more dark matter than visible matter, …

Astrophysics

Kepler-452b: What It Would Be Like to Live On Earth's 'Cousin'

Kepler-452b may be Earth's close cousin, but living on the newfound world would still be an alien experience.<p>A group of pioneers magically …

New Horizons team finds haze, flowing ice on Pluto

Flowing ice and a surprising extended haze are among the newest discoveries from NASA’s New Horizons mission, which reveal distant Pluto to be an icy …

Astronomy

Haze, Flowing Ice on Pluto Found by NASA’s New Horizons Team | Space

<b>Story Views</b><p>Credits: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI<p>NASA’s New Horizons mission has found evidence of exotic ices flowing across Pluto’s surface, at the left edge of …

Solar System

Could Earth 2.0 really be just like Earth? | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

After NASA's exciting discovery of Kepler-452b, what scientists are calling Earth 2.0, the world wants to know just how similar is it to our home …

The Ancient Egyptian civilization, thousands of years older than previously thought

How will humankind react after astronomers hand over rock-solid scientific evidence for the existence of life beyond the Earth? No …<p>Buried treasure, …

Earth's best-known climate scientist issues bombshell sea-level warning

The study — written by James Hansen, NASA's former lead climate scientist, and 16 coauthors, many of whom are considered among the top in their fields — concludes that glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica will melt 10 times as fast as previous consensus estimates, resulting in a sea-level rise of …

Climate Change

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

AOL

NASA Scientists Make Incredible Discovery in Pluto’s ‘Heart’: ‘We’re Still Trying to Understand’

NASA scientists on Tuesday announced that they had made a new discovery in Pluto’s “heart”: a large mountain range.<p>Located next to Pluto’s Tombaugh Regio, a bright, heart-shaped region, experts said the icy mountains appear to be “less lofty” than the peaks discovered last week.<p>Image source: …

Solar System

Buzz Aldrin shoots down moon landing conspiracy theorists

Astronaut took to Twitter to answer people who believe moon landing was faked<p>Buzz Aldrin has weighed in on the debate over the first moon landing after conspiracy theorists used the 46th anniversary of the event to suggest it was faked.<p>Professor Brian Cox was first to take on the landing deniers, …

Buzz Aldrin

Scientists 'stumped' by odd geologic feature on Pluto's moon Charon

NASA's New Horizons mission has revealed that Pluto's largest moon, Charon, is full of surprises, including a strange feature that scientists are calling "a mountain in a moat."<p>You can see it in the upper left corner of the inset in the image above.<p>"This is a feature that has geologists stunned and …

San Luis Obispo

Hubble --"Largest Moon in Our Solar System Harbors a Buried Ocean 100 Kilometers Deep" (Weekend Feature)

"This discovery marks a significant milestone, highlighting what only Hubble can accomplish," said John Grunsfeld, assistant administrator of NASA's …

Brain-Eating Amoeba Kills California Woman

A 21-year-old woman from Bishop, California, has reportedly died from a rare but devastating infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba.<p>Inyo County public health officials told the Reno Gazette-Journal that the woman died on June 20 after being infected by Naegleria fowleri, a microscopic amoeba …

Environmental Health

The Planets, If They Were As Far Away From Earth As The Moon

Astronomy

Fallen Egypt archaeologist wants international Grand Museum

CAIRO (AP) — For more than a decade, he was the self-styled Indiana Jones of Egypt, presiding over its antiquities and striding through temples and tombs as the star of TV documentaries that made him an international celebrity.<p>But four years after the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak …

Archaeology

See Impact Craters On Earth From Space

The Shoemaker Impact Structure in Australia (previously referred to as Teague Ring and renamed in honor of the late geol<p>... VIEW …

How Serious a Setback Is the SpaceX Rocket Explosion?

There are uncountable laws of physics and engineering that govern the launch of a rocket. But there’s one that supersedes them all: Ultimately, stuff …